The birthplace of the Australian dairy industry is stepping up to answer the big questions.
What will our rolling green hills look like in 50 years time if cellular agriculture means we can have all the nutrition cows’ milk provides without the cows ?
As a sixth generation dairy farmer this concept seems so far fetched but then so did the smart phone twenty years ago
We have a new council. They plan to make protection of rural lands a pillar. But what are we protecting the land from?
Is the science going to decide for us or are the property developers with deep pockets?
Where does the native flora and fauna fit into all of this?
We have an amazing opportunity to have our voices heard as part of the community consultation process for the new Local Environmental Plan.
I look forward to hearing the community’s hopes and dreams for the future
And what of our dairy farmers and the cows. What does Just Transition look like?
Me – I feel so passionately about Sam Archer’s vision I nominated hm for the 2014 Bob Hawke Landcare Award. Sam was runner up and like me retired from farming. Does that allow us to have the best of both worlds – inside and outside perspectives?